Chiran Livera

Canadian Red Cross International Operations Department

Chiran Livera oversees emergency operations with the Canadian Red Cross International Operations Department. In this role, he is responsible for organizing Canada’s contribution to emergencies and coordinates the deployment of personnel, relief items, funds and emergency hospitals and clinics. Prior to this role, he worked in emergency response in Ontario, BC and Manitoba, and with the International Red Cross in Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and West Africa coordinating disaster operations.

Chiran Livera supervise les opérations d’urgence avec le Service des opérations internationales de la Croix-Rouge canadienne. À ce titre, il est responsable de l’organisation de la contribution du Canada aux situations d’urgence et coordonne le déploiement du personnel, des articles de secours, des fonds et des hôpitaux et cliniques d’urgence. Il a auparavant travaillé dans le domaine de l’intervention d’urgence en Ontario, en Colombie-Britannique et au Manitoba, et auprès de la Croix-Rouge internationale en Asie, en Amérique latine, dans les Caraïbes et en Afrique de l’Ouest, où il a coordonné des opérations en cas de catastrophe. 

My Sessions

Unintended Consequences: The Dire Impact of Sanctions on Humanitarian Aid & Peacebuilding

Room 106 D

Register for this session International sanctions imposed on countries by the United Nations and member states, including Canada, clearly exempt humanitarian activities.  Nevertheless, sanctions cause serious challenges and delays for humanitarian actors working in countries like North Korea (the DPRK) and Venezuela, and sometimes result in harm to vulnerable populations. Hear about the impact of […]

Humanitarian Aid Workshop